Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

In The News

Apr 3, 2015 In The News

UT Editorial Board - Among the many flaws in the federal Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, this is among the worst: the medical device tax that unfairly penalizes companies such as the 240 medical device companies in the San Diego region that employ thousands of people in good-paying jobs.

Apr 3, 2015 In The News

On February 25, President Obama announced the White House would be “as aggressive as we can” in giving temporary resident status to 4 million undocumented people in the US. If you’ve been in the country for five years or more, have kids who are legal residents, and if you can pass a criminal background check, you are the kind of immigrant the President wants to keep around.

Apr 3, 2015 In The News

San Diego, CA – U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the chief United States official on international trade, came to San Diego Tuesday to highlight California as a national model for why President’ Obama’s historic trade agenda is central to his State of the Union theme of Middle Class Economics: because exports and trade unlock economic opportunity for Americans. 

Apr 3, 2015 In The News
Two lawmakers from San Diego have proposed legislation that together aim to eliminate college tuition hikes while helping students pay off debt and graduate on time. Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, is pushing a measure that would give tax breaks to employers who help pay off their employee’s federal student loan debt.
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Apr 3, 2015 In The News

Congressman Scott Peters, whose 52nd District includes La Jolla, has launched the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for district high school students. 

Mar 31, 2015 In The News

 March 31, 2015 –  Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) spoke at the naming ceremony of the new federal courthouse downtown. Davis played a central role in securing construction funding and working with the community on the name for the courthouse. The courthouse will be designated the Judge James M. Carter and Judge Judith N. Keep Federal Courthouse at the Judge John S.

Mar 10, 2015 In The News

San Diego’s homeless population was fifth largest among major American cities last year, but its federal funding from a key source was dramatically less than cities with a fraction of the homeless population.

Mar 10, 2015 In The News

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee will announce Thursday the first 14 members who will join its Frontline program for the party’s most vulnerable incumbents, according to an early copy of a news release obtained by CQ Roll Call.

Mar 10, 2015 In The News

President Barack Obama signed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act during a White House ceremony Thursday, celebrating a "bipartisan action." 

The Clay Hunt SAV Act strives to end the high and increasing number of veteran suicides. 

Mar 10, 2015 In The News

The White House effort to gin up support for President Obama's trade agenda and Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) in Congress is still in a preliminary phase of trying to sway trade skeptics and has not yet advanced to the point of counting votes, members of the congressional New Democrat Coalition indicated on Wednesday (Feb. 11).

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